K'iche' Maya Oral History Project



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This is a long story that tells of the adventures of a brother and sister who were orphaned at a young age. They went in search of someone to care for them. Since they were good, pious children God and his angels watched over them in their travels, and ensured that they were able to overcome all the obstacles that they encountered.

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Latin American and Iberian Institute, University of New Mexico


Virtue; orphans; familial affairs; catholicism


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Oral History #136: Two Orphans



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